Mission, Vision & Values

Mission, Vision & Values

Our Mission

Our Mission is to work with our citizens to create a healthy, vibrant and caring community through:

  • Visionary leadership and accountable governance.
  • Citizen involvement.
  • Balancing the expectation for services with available resources.
  • Decision-making that integrates the social, economic and environmental interests of the community.
  • Quality in customer service.

Our Vision

The District of Stewart will aspire to be a complete community, unique because of its traditional, small-town atmosphere and its strong sense of pride, and where:

  • Citizens have a collective sense of belonging and contribute to the quality of life in the community.
  • The community celebrates a vibrant culture and heritage.
  • The environment is nurtured for present and future generations.
  • A dynamic economy contributes to prosperity and the opportunity to work close to home.
  • Planned development strengthens the character of the community, helping to create safe and affordable neighbourhoods.

Our Values

Demonstrating leadership and providing transparent and accountable government.

  • Encouraging community involvement.
  • Building trust and respect.
  • Promoting innovation and creativity.
  • Recognizing the achievement and contributions of District staff and citizens.
  • Fostering open and proactive communication.
  • Being fiscally responsible.


POSTED: October 13, 2016 | Mayors Blog

The 2016 Union of British Columbia Municipalities convention is focused on the theme “Stronger Together”. Standing together, from far and wide, each region still stands together. Each region has something unique to contribute to the growth and prosperity of BC and is integral to the success of this province.

Water quality

POSTED: September 5, 2016 | Mayors Blog

Lately the District of Stewart has issued few times a boil water advisory.  It's strictly a precautionary measure due power outage. Without power  water pressure at our pump declined below established level. A loss in pressure can result in contamination entering the drinking water distribution system from surrounding soil and groundwater (to read more click heading)

Stewart - the Best Town for Nature Lovers

POSTED: July 7, 2014 | Kids Blog

If you enjoy fresh air, hiking and wild life photography, see why this Bear Valley School student thinks you'll love Stewart!  => read essay


POSTED: March 3, 2014 | Kids Blog

Read this essay from Lane Hyslop to understand why the soil in Stewart is great for gardeners!

2018-2022 Five Year Financial Plan

POSTED: March 20, 2018

Public Notice:  First Aid Training Opportunity

POSTED: March 15, 2018

Emergency First Aid Training for Industry: OFA Level 1 Equivalent – will take place in April - contact the District  if you are interested in reserving a spot.

Notice from BC Hydro - Planned Outage Events

POSTED: March 14, 2018

Discover BC’s Stewart-Cassiar Region

POSTED: February 21, 2018

Take a look at this Auto Tour video produced in conjunction with Destination BC, Kermode Tourism, and the Regional District of Kitimat Stikine-displaying spectacular views of scenery near Hazelton, New Hazelton, the Nass Valley and Stewart, with Dr. Joseph Gosnell narrating:  www.stewartcassiarhighway.com 

Salmon Glacier Auto Tour Brochure

POSTED: February 21, 2018

Here is an excellent resource to accompany you on your travel to visit the spectacular Salmon Glacier - Auto Tour Brochure

BC Hydro Installation of Bird Guarding at Stewart Substation

POSTED: January 8, 2018

Please see the attached information regarding BC Hydro's recent installation of Bird Guarding at the Stewart Substation